Mathematics 1102 - Mathematics for Health Services

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Designed for health science majors. Topics include systems of measurements, use of formulas, dimensional analysis, percents, decimals, fractions, ratio and proportion, direct and inverse variation, solutions, and dosage calculations. Prerequisite: Mathematics 0481 (or college equivalent) with a grade of "C" or better or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test (3 lecture hours)


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Required Text

Exam Number 

1: Computations Using Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Chapters 1 and 2 in Mathematics for Health Careers


2: Systems of Measurement

Chapters 4, 5, and 6 in Mathematics for Health Careers

Chapter 1 in Student Supplement for Mathematics 1102


3: Formulas; Ratio and Proportion; Direct and Inverse Variation

Chapter 2 in Student Supplement for Mathematics 1102
Chapter 3 in Mathematics for Health Careers
Chapter 3 in Student Supplement for Mathematics 1102


4: Solutions and Dosage Calculations

Chapters 7 and 8 in Mathematics for Health Careers


5: Introductory Statistics 

Units 1 through 8 in Statistics: Decisions Through Data




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